give me some beets!

27 Jul

pink beets urbanpocketknife

You know why I love farmer’s markets?  Because a lot of the varieties you find there you can’t get in grocery stores.  Summer produce is the best because everything is so amazingly colourful and unusual.  Take these pink beets from Klippers….reddish pink swirled with orange and yellow with white veins.  Not only were they crazy fresh but they were very sweet indeed!

pink beets urbanpocketknife

Each one you cut is a surprise….kinda reminds me of some heirloom tomatoes.

pink beets urbanpocketknife

I made a chicken beet salad with a combo of pink and golden beets…..so pretty!

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